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Composer: Paterson, Lliam

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What’s behind Bluebeard’s 8th door?

Karen Cargill (Judith) © Mihaela Bodlovic
Karen Cargill returns to Scottish Opera as Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle in a double bill with The 8th Door, a new opera from Lliam Paterson and Vanishing Point’s Matthew Lenton.
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Yes and Noh: Spirit Harbour by Opera Kitsune at Tête à Tête

Hannah Partridge in Spirit Harbour © Laurel Turton
A kitsune is a Japanese mythological fox spirit, often with many tails: Opera Kitsune's production depicts the Noh play Sesshoseki, the story of the taming of a particularly vicious fox spirit by the Buddhist priest Genno, with music by Lliam Patterson.
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